Theme Headache

(Image source: http://www.netfirms.com/blog/)

Regular visitors to this blog must be wondering on the question – why the theme of the blog keeps changing?

To tell you the truth, I am rather unsettled with the existing templates from WordPress (either that or I am lost for blog content) – there are good ones there but somehow there are always some kind shortcomings in those themes.… [Click to read the rest] “Theme Headache”

Representing Majority

A letter by one Dato’ Vyran T Raj in Malaysia Today woke me this morning:-

The government’s decision to appoint Dato’ G. Palanivel as a senator to bring him back into mainstream politics of the Barisan Nasional fold received an overwhelming approval by the Malaysian Indian community

The words that woke me up were this – “overwhelming approval”.… [Click to read the rest] “Representing Majority”

Hulu Selangor Poser 5

The comedy continues with the MIC Youth Leader…

The quote of the day:-

“Kiss his hand? When did I kiss his hand? Show me where I did that,”

The above quote however cannot match the picture of the day:-

(Image & Story source here)

They say a picture tells a thousand words and in this case, photographic evidence basically killed BN’s candidate’s dismissal of allegations (or are they going to claim that it is doctored as well?).… [Click to read the rest] “Hulu Selangor Poser 5”

What so new in NEM? – Part 2

(Bakri Musa’s posts been interesting and thought provoking all the time. Image source: http://alifbata.net/)

For those who have not read M Bakri Musa’s excellent post on NEM titled “NEM and NEP – Only One Letter Different!” you should give a read – it is interesting and thought provoking.… [Click to read the rest] “What so new in NEM? – Part 2”

Anwar Ibrahim: 40 Reasons

The trial against Anwar Ibrahim is still on-going so it is not fair to comment on the charges against Anwar until it has been deliberated and determined in a court of law.

(The man in focus – Anwar Ibrahim. Image source: http://syahrilkadir.wordpress.com)

And yet, this piece of post titled “40 reasons why the sodomy charge against Anwar is too ridiculous to believe” by one Malaysian Spring makes an interesting read to those sitting on the bench and is wondering how the case will turn out to at end of the day.… [Click to read the rest] “Anwar Ibrahim: 40 Reasons”

1Malaysia & Civil Servant Composition

This is something worth reading…

(Malaysia has one bloated civil service – is there anyway to improve the delivery process? Image source: www.asiancorrespondent.com / Malaysiakini)

As was posted in Malaysia Today couple days ago:-

By Dr Lim Teck Ghee & Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam

This was written as a commentary in response to an article by Datuk Shagul Hamid Abdullah, Director-General of Biro Tatanegara that recently appeared in a national daily.

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On Break

(Good thing I brought tripod for the camera – sunset by the seaside is simply too beautiful to be missed – higher resolution here)

It has been a relaxing weekend for me and the family – a quick trip to sea side resort, good food and revival of upgrade work for my car (major works on this have been planned and hope to complete in 1 month time) before finishing my short break in Malaysia and fly again.… [Click to read the rest] “On Break”

Time’s 2009 Top 25 Blogs

Time Magazine names the following as the top 25 blogs “in the world, spanning politics, housekeeping, astronomy and everything in between” for the year 2009:-

  1. Talking Points Memo
  2. The Huffington Post
  3. Lifehacker
  4. Metafilter
  5. The Daily Dish by Andrew Sullivan
  6. Freakonomics
  7. BoingBoing
  8. Got2BeGreen
  9. Zen Habits
  10. The Conscience of a Liberal: Paul Krugman
  11. Crooks and Liars
  12. Generación Y
  13. Mashable
  14. Slashfood
  15. Official Google Blog
  16. synthesis
  17. bleat
  18. /Film
  19. Seth Godin’s Blog
  20. Deadspin: Sports News without Access, Favor, or Discretion
  21. Dooce
  22. Confessions of a Pioneer Woman
  23. Said the Gramophone
  24. Detention Slip
  25. Bad Astronomy

Click here for details and why

Read Also

Top 10 of Everything

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1Racist in 1Malaysia

(Image source: Hannah Yeoh’s Blog)

Interesting story over theSun titled “A bond which is colour blind” which was a reprint of Pakatan Rakyat’s Hannah Yeoh post titled “Real 1Malaysia”.

But the thing that I wanted to point out is this (from Hannah Yeoh’s blog):-

That encounter had a lasting impression on me.

[Click to read the rest] “1Racist in 1Malaysia”
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